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FreedomPop iPhone sleeve stuck at the FCC

FreedomPop iPhone sleeve stuck at the FCC

Back in October 2012, we talked a bit about the FreedomPop device that promised and free 4G connectivity to Apple gadgets such as the iPhone. The FreedomPop device for the iPhone also has an internal battery and would sell for $99. The problem for the manufacturer is that the iPhone sleeve has been stuck at the FCC.

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Kensington Proximo: A Bluetooth tracking dongle for the perpetually paranoid

Kensington Proximo: A Bluetooth tracking dongle for the perpetually paranoid

There was a time when getting ready to leave the house meant grabbing keys and your chimney-sweeper; now, we're stuffing out pockets and bags with phones, tablets, portable chargers, games consoles, and more. For those paranoid about forgetting something - or losing it along the way - Kensington offers the Proximo, an app-based tracking system that uses Bluetooth fobs to keep tabs on your essentials.

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Audiovox shows off new automotive wireless charging cradle at CES

Audiovox shows off new automotive wireless charging cradle at CES

It's never fun to fiddle with wires when it's time to charge your smartphone or other device, but fiddling with wires in a car while driving can be downright dangerous. Having to fight wires can get very annoying, but thankfully there are a number of inductive charging systems on the market that allow you to simply place your device on a charge plate when you need more power. Some of these wireless charging cradles use Qi technology.

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PowerSkin shows off next generation battery cases at CES 2013

PowerSkin shows off next generation battery cases at CES 2013

It doesn't matter what type of smartphone you prefer, one thing all smartphone users can agree on is that sometimes you just need more power. No matter if you're using an iPhone or an Android device, at some point your phone is going to go dead just when you need it. To address this problem there are plenty of cases for smartphones on the market that have batteries built-in to extend runtime.

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TYLT Energi Backpack charges 3 devices at a time, we go hands-on

TYLT Energi Backpack charges 3 devices at a time, we go hands-on

The awesome backpack you see below is the Energi Backpack from the folks at TYLT. They're here at CES 2013 showing off a wide array of accessories for all sorts of users. From iPhone 5 cases, TYLT TUNZ Bluetooth speakers, fun multi-colored chargers and more. This new backpack available now is certainly made with those who carry multiple devices every day in mind. Read on for more details.

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SlashGear’s Product Review Rundown 2012

SlashGear’s Product Review Rundown 2012

This year SlashGear had 292 product reviews over the 12 months that began with January 2012 with subject matter ranging from smartphones to automobiles, with accessories, computers, and some lovely stand-out apps sprinkled in-between. We'd like to express our extreme gratitude to the PR groups, manufacturers, developers, and every other individual responsible for helping us work with the products and services we need to show you, the readers. Have a peek at what we've explored in detail this year!

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